U-Fly Safaris


Learn to fly



This is your first step in your aviation career, handling light aircraft.


This entitles you to fly commercially, taking control of bigger aircraft.


The highest level of commercial aircraft pilot certification.


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Instructors Rating License


What is a Grade 3 Instructors Rating?

A Grade 3 Flight Instructor Rating allows you to give flying training in all sequences for a Private Pilot License and a Commercial Pilot License.


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What are the requirements?

  • Hold a valid Commercial Pilot License or Airline Transport Pilot License  
  • Hold a class 1 medical certificate
  • 20 hours of flight instructor patter training conducted by a Grade I or a Grade II Aeroplane Flight Instructor
  • 15 hours dual in an aeroplane
  • 5 hours in an approved FSTD
  • 80 hours one-on-one briefings of which 20 hours will be billed

Exams that you must pass:

  • Applied Meteorology & Navigation
  • Principles of Flight, Legislation & Airmanship

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What are the costs?



20 hours dual @ R2,290.00 per hour on PA28-161


= R  45,800.00



20 hours one-on-one briefings @ R450.00


= R    9,000.00



CAA designated Exam for IF/COM (2 exams)
CAA Fees


Grand Total for CPL Course


= R     1,000.00

= R        590.00


= R 56,390.00


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Terms: Due to practical consideration such as; weather, aircraft availability and serviceability, instructor availability and the progress of individual students, completion of any particular course may require more time and funding than specified in this quotation. The company reserves the right to terminate or suspend the flight training of any student at any time and will in such case, refund the student all funds in credit in that students account. Prices are subject to change at any time due to fluctuating fuel and other related costs. Flight training shall not be conducted whilst in possession of any weapons.


Please be advised this is only an estimated cost based on the MINIMUM requirements and that the total cost shall be based on student performance.